The Rangers improved to 7-2-1 over their last 10 games at Madison Square Garden. They are 13-6-2 overall at home this season, compared to 7-10-2 away from MSG>
Raking the Leafs
With the 3-2 shootout win, the Rangers improved to 10-3-2 in their last 15 games against the Toronto Maple Leafs, including a 2-1-0 record this season. They've outscored their Original Six counterpart 54-31 over that stretch.
The Rangers killed off both of their minor penalties Wednesday night and improved to 17-for-18 in their last six games. The Blueshirts are 13-4-2 when not allowing a power play goal. The Rangers have taken the third-fewest minors this season, with just 135 in 40 games. Their penalty kill is ranked 15th in the NHL at 82.2 percent.
Blueshirts Extend Impressive Steak
The Rangers extended their unbeaten streak when taking a lead into the third period to 88 games dating back to the 2009-10 season. They've posted a record of 82-0-6 over that span. The last time the Rangers blew a lead when entering the third period was Feb. 4, 2010 in a 6-5 loss to the Washington Capitals. They're 12-0 this season when leading after two.